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Flight of Nirbhay Missile Aborted after 700 Seconds of Launch

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Flight of Nirbhay Missile Aborted after 700 Seconds of Launch .

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Nirbhay Long Range Subsonic tactical cruise Missile was launched from Integrated Test Range. Chandipur at 11:38 hrs today. .

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All initial critical operations such as Booster ignition, Booster separation. Wing deployment and engine start were successfully executed and Nirbhay reached the desired Cruise Altitude. .

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During 700 seconds of flight all the subsystems of Nirbhay cruise Missile functioned satisfactorily and met all the desired functions. .

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The mission was aborted after 700 seconds of flight. .

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Sitanshu Kar

First Published: Fri, October 16 2015. 00:20 IST